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Global Covid cases near 521 million

May 15, 2022 00:00:00

- The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 521 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world, reports agencies.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 520,528,011 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,262,140 Saturday morning.

The US has recorded 82,421,408 cases so far and 999,522 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,116,254 on Friday, as 2,841 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.

Besides, nice deaths from the pandemic registered across the country since Thursday morning took the total death toll to 524,190.

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